Animal Science

Carol Thompson

Book Week Scotland – Staff Recommmendations

Applied Animal Science lecturer Carol Thompson tells us about one of her favourtite books for Book Week Scotland. (One of) My favourite books is ‘Some We Love, Some We Hate,...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Positive of the benefits of animal welfare?

  Positive farm animal welfare is a relatively new idea which brings attention to animals having a good life. Positive farm animal welfare is in sympathy with public opinion and...

Naomi Lawson – Student Volunteering Week

Applied Animal Science 4th Year student Naomi Lawson took up a 3 month volunteering placement at Edinburgh Zoo, working in the penguin section. To celebrate Student Volunteering Week, we asked...

A red breasted robin standing on ice

SRUC Advent Calendar: 19th December

Well-trained biological scientists are in great demandby today’s innovative bioscience companies, which make a significant contribution to the economy both in Scotland and the UK and animal scientists will have a vital role to play in meeting...

11 cows in a field wearing Christmas hats

SRUC Advent Calendar: December 11th

Well-trained biological scientists are in great demand by today’s innovative bioscience companies, which make a significant contribution to the economy both in Scotland and the UK and animal scientists will...

Kickstart

School pupils enjoy a Kickstart at SRUC

School pupils from schools across the south east and south west of Scotland enjoyed a day of interactive workshops at the  Edinburgh campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The Kickstart...

First year agriculture students visit the cow mart

1st year Edinburgh courses begin with visits

First years at the SRUC Edinburgh Campus began their courses this year with a practical visit related to their subject area. Animal Science, Garden Design, Plantsmanship and Horticulture students headed...

New Developments in Animal Welfare Research Conference

All SRUC Edinburgh Applied Animal Science students attended a conference on Animal Welfare Research. The conference was held at the new Roslin Institute Building at Easter Bush, and all (1st-4th...